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BridgesGeorgeLieutenantBRIDGES, GEORGE, Lieutenant, was born 20 February 1876, only son of Captain Edward Bridges, of Zeals, Bath. He served in the Malay Peninsula from 1893 to 1895, and in South Africa from 1899 to 1900, including the Siege of Mafeking. He was wounded in this campaign, mentioned in Despatches, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "George Bridges, Lieutenant, Protectorate Regiment. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 29 October 1901. Lieutenant Colonel Bridges served in the French Remount Commission in the Argentine Republic August 1914, to May 1915. He served in the European War from 1915 to 1918; was three times mentioned in Despatches, and created a CMG, 1917. He was CRA, Kent Force, August 1917, to April, .1919, and was formerly in the Derbyshire Imperial Yeomanry. He married Gwendoline Elizabeth, daughter of R Pegau, MD, and widow of Captain George Farrar, Lancashire Fusiliers.
CMG, DSO, QSA (1) DofM (Lt Protectorate Regt), KSA (2) (Bomb RFA), 1914-15 Star (Capt RFA), BWM, Victory Medal with MID (Lt Col). Spink 1969 £185.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Protectorate Regiment
BridgesGeorge Tour MolesworthMajor1st & 2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
BridgesH4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
BridgesH2775Private1st Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
BridgesH255242nd CorporalDischarged. QSA issued 10 Feb 1903.

QSA (1) CC

TNA ref 156/73
Royal Engineers, Field Company, 12th
BridgesH2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Yorkshire Light Infantry
BridgesHSource: QSA and KSA rollsImperial Light Infantry
BridgesH CSub LieutenantQSA (0). Medal returned
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Powerful
BridgesHerbert272 CorporalSource: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Light Infantry
BridgesHerbert P1274CorporalJoined 09 Feb 01 NOK: Mo: Mrs C Bridges 6 South Terrace Redland Rd Bristol. Lance-Corporal Dischargedcharged 31/1/02 to Johannesburg
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Bethune's Mounted Infantry
BridgesHerbert ParkesSource: Attestation paper in WO126Bethune's Mounted Infantry
BridgesHerbert Throsby990TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 1st Australian Horse
BridgesHerbert Throsby377TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 5th Battalion Australian Commonwe
BridgesJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Yorkshire Regiment
BridgesJ7621Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease - enteric fever 04 Nov 1901
Place: Klerksdorp
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
South Wales Borderers
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